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Women and Hollywood


Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.

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Malala Movie Finds Second Financier

Socially conscious Participant Media has boarded the project.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 10, 2014 11:00 AM
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Malala Yousafzai To Be Subject of New Documentary

The extremely brave Malala Yousafzai will be the subject of a new documentary by Davis Guggenheim which will focus on her life and work.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • July 15, 2013 12:00 PM
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